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  • The One Minute Manager is an easily read story which quickly shows you three very practical management techniques. As the story unfolds, you will discover several studies in medicine and the behavioral sciences which help you to understand why these apparently simple methods work so well with so many people. By the book’s end you will also know how to apply them to your own situation. The book is brief, the language is simple, and best of all ... it works! That’s why The One Minute Manager has become America’s national sensation, featured in People magazine, and on The Today...

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  • In 2006 the Royal Society, in cooperation with the International Council for Science, the InterAcademy Panel on International Issues (now the IAP—the Global Network of Science Academies) and the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, organized a workshop that surveyed trends in science and technology (S&T). The objective was to provide an independent contribution from the international scientific community to the 6th Review Conference of the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention (BWC) that was held in December of that year. ...

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  • Making the Nation Safer: The Role of Science and Technology in Countering Terrorism, a report released by the National Academies in June 2002,1 articulated the role of science and technology in countering terrorism. That report included material on the specific role of information technology (IT). Building on that report as a point of departure, the panel of experts responsible for the IT material in Making the Nation Safer was reconvened as the Committee on the Role of Information Technology in Responding to Terrorism in order to develop the present report....

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  • There is in human affairs a reason for everything we see, although not always reason in everything. It is the part of the historian to seek in the archives of a nation the reasons for the facts of common experience and observation, it is the part of the philosopher to moralize upon antecedent causes and present results. Neither of these positions is taken up by the author of this little book. He merely, as a rule, gives the picture of Dutch life now to be seen in the Netherlands, and in all things tries to be scrupulously fair to a people renowned for their kindness...

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  • This book tells the story of the National Basketball League, a league that is obscure or unknown to most basketball fans, despite the fact that it was the top professional league in the country from 1937 to 1949. The book traces the creation of the league from its forerunner, the Midwest Conference, that operated from 1935 to 1937, through the life of the association. During that time franchises came and went, but there was a stable core, which dropped to three during World War II when most of the top players were absent at some point....

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  • This book aims to provide a general manual of English Literature for students in colleges and universities and others beyond the highschool age. The first purposes of every such book must be to outline the development of the literature with due regard to national life, and to give appreciative interpretation of the work of the most important authors.

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  • The annual labour of every nation is the fund which originally supplies it with all the necessaries and conveniences of life which it annually consumes, and which consist always either in the immediate produce of that labour, or in what is purchased with that produce from other nations. According therefore as this produce, or what is purchased with it, bears a greater or smaller proportion to the number of those who are to consume it, the nation will be better or worse supplied with all the necessaries and conveniences for which it has occasion....

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  • The National Electrical Code is written as a minimum standard for electrical installation for the protection of life and property. It does not necessarily define the best installation methods, merely the minimum safety standards. Many purchasers of electrical installations will want to surpass the code.

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  • Although experience with enforcing mandates for health insurance is limited, some lessons can be drawn from other types of enforcement. National compliance rates for certain other mandates—such as provisions requiring that workers receive at least the minimum wage, children be vaccinated, drivers purchase auto insurance and wear seat belts, and people pay taxes—range from 63 percent to 85 percent, and the rates appear to improve as enforcement intensifies (Ashenfelter and Smith, 1979; Davis and Gaglia, 2005; Insurance Research Council, 2006; IRS, 2007; NHTSA, 2008).

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  • He long obscurity of the Dark Ages lifted over Italy, awakening to a national though a divided consciousness. Already two distinct tendencies were apparent. The practical and rational, on the one hand, was soon to be outwardly reflected in the burgher-life of Florence and the Lombard cities, while at Rome it had even then created the civil organization of the curia. The novella was its literary triumph. In art it expressed itself simply, directly and with vigour.

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  • The Constitution of the United States of America, with the Bill of Rights and all of the Amendments; The Declaration of Independence; and the Articles of Confederation Collected here in one affordable volume are the most important documents of the United States of America: The Constitution of the United States of America, with the Bill of Rights and all of the Amendments; The Declaration of Independence; and the Articles of Confederation. These three documents are the basis for our entire way of life. Every citizen should have a copy....

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  • Martha1 is a caregiver with Likii HIV a home based care group in the Nanyuki region. She is a widow and her husband passed away in 2000, leaving her with three children. After the death of her husband, Martha became very sick and was taken to hospital where she tested positive and was put on treatment. In 2002, Martha ran away from her marital home because of stigma and discrimination, she took her children to her maternal home. Life was very difficult for her as she lived on the streets, and got her...

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  • Optics and photonics are technical enablers for many areas of the economy, and dramatic technical advances have had a major impact on daily life. For example, in the last decade, advances in optical fiber communications have permitted a nearly 100-fold increase in the amount of information that can be transmitted from place to place, enabling a societytransforming Internet to thrive. As noted in the introduction to Charles Kao’s 2009 Nobel Prize lecture on his work in optical fiber communications, “the work has fundamentally transformed the way we live our daily lives.

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  • The fourth part deals with country experiences in the insurance sector specifically the experiences of China and Africa based on two case studies undertaken specifically for the meeting. It also focuses on the experiences of insurance providers from developing countries such as Guatemala, India and South Africa. The experiences of Indian insurance provider JB Boda in terms of its operations and the challenges the company faces as well as that of Basil Reekie, chief executive officer, QED, and chairman, African Life Committee, are very illuminating in this regard.

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  • Results of a comprehensive review of pediatric trials con­ ducted between 1988 and 2006 suggested that the benei ts of antidepressant medications likely outweigh their risks to children and adolescents with major depression and anxiety disorders. he study was funded in part by the National Insti­ tute of Mental Health.

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  • For over 70 years, the Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs (AMCHP) has worked to protect the health and well-being of America’s families, especially those that are low-income and underserved. A national, non-profit association, AMCHP represents public health leaders serving at the highest levels of state government, including directors of maternal and child health (MCH) programs, directors of programs for children with special health care needs, adolescent health coordinators and other government officials.

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  • Neighborhoods may influence late-life health through a number of pathways (see Figure 1). The IOM (1991) disablement framework, which distinguishes among disease, functional limitation, and disability, serves as the starting point for this framework. We extend the IOM framework to include mortality and self-rated general health status, which are both influenced by disease, functional limitation, and disability, as well as the variety of individual and neighborhood factors that influence health in general.

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  • Health and Quality of Life Outcomes BioMed Central Research Open Access Quality of life of 5–10 year breast cancer survivors diagnosed between age 40 and 49 Deborah Casso*1, Diana SM Buist1,2 and Stephen Taplin3 Address: 1Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, 1730 Minor Ave.

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  • This book began life in many scattered forms, including some of my earlier writings. But the central argument was forced into a unified form during a course of ten public lectures that I gave in the autumn of 1998 at the American University in Cairo. There I tried to explore some of the implications of the emergence of a single global economy, of globalisation or, in its most extreme form, the fusion of national economies.

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  • I first met William after he won the 1998 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year (EOY) award, which continues to be sponsored by the Kauffman Foundation. William went on to become one of the most active judges for EOY award competitions—at the local, national, and global levels. We have also shared the stage at many events, most recently as speakers at the Milken Global Institute conference.

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